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Great Gnawthern at Rat & Ratchet

THE GREAT GNAWTHERN BEER FESTIVAL Thursday 30th May - Sunday 2nd June With over 15 different beers from Northern based breweries, featuring SALT Beer Factory!   Meet The Brewer with SALT Thurday 30th May from 7pm Live Music Throughout the weekend    

Theres a Rat Inn-Festation happening at the Black Bull, Rothwell!

The Rat Inn-Festation returns to the Black Bull, Rothwell Friday 24th - Sunday 26th May. Showcasing a fantastic range of Rat Brewery beers and live music throughout the weekend!    

The Fox Beer Festival Returns!

No plans for you and the family this Spring Bank Holiday? Well this might just take your fancy! Thursday 23rd - Monday 27th May Featuring all 4 microbreweries within the Ossett Brewery family. SALT Beer Factory, Rat Brewery, Riverhead Brewery and Fernandes Brewery. LIVE MUSIC Thursday & Friday | 7pm Saturday & Sunday | 5pm QUIZ Thursday | 9pm MAGICIAN  Monday | 4pm DOUGH EYED PIZZA Delicious wood fired pizza available throughout the festival

Brewery Social: Less than 2 weeks to go!

BREWERY SOCIAL Get your social head on and come and join us at the bottom of Healey Road in Ossett for a relaxing day of people, beer, food and music in the heart of the brewery. This is a free, family-friendly event where everybody is welcome, even the dog! Featuring new beers from our friends at Salt Beer Factory, a range of cask, keg, real cider & street food Live Music At The Brewery 3.45pm - Underdrive Johnny 5.45pm - Tom Bedlam Duo At Brewers Pride (just round the corner from the brewery) 8pm - Soul attitude See you at the bar!

Wine Event at Craft Asylum #1

Life's too short to drink bad wine, don't you think?  Why not join us on Thursday 18th April from 6pm and taste a selection of our new premium wine range, ask questions and get sampling... For only £15 per person! Tickets include: Tutored Tasting from our wine guru A selection of our premium wine samples Complimentary nibbles Live acoustic from 8pm Havent got your tickets yet? Click HERE to purchase online now! Alternatively you can call Craft Asylum #1 on 0113 2446655 or visit the venue direct.

TAPFEST 2019

Tapfest returns Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th May. Join us for live music, pizza and great beer! There is no better way to spend your Sunday, right?

Craft Beer & Ale Festival at Three Pigeons

Join us at the Three Pigeons, Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th May for our Craft Beer & Ale Festival with new beers, from new breweries! Featuring not just one, but two meet the brewer sessions with SALT Beer Factory!  

Gin Tasting at Craft Asylum #1

Calling all you wonderful GIN lovers out there! We are excited to announce our first ever GIN tasting evening at Craft Asylum #1, Thursday 28th February from 6pm. A great opportunity to try a selection of unique and exciting gins with some fine Ginformation from The Gin Shack along the way... Welcome drink on arrival and a selection of premium gin and mixers, plus some ginspired nibbles. As if that wasn't enough there will even be a live acoustic set following the event! Tickets are just £15 per person and you can find details on where to purchase them below.   Craft Asy.. Read more

Wharfest 7 Is Coming!

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Merry Christmas

Let's raise a glass to 2019... 2018 HIGHLIGHTS We said hello to our new microbrewery, Salt Beer Factory. Salt Beer Factory is housed in a Grade II listed Edwardian tramshed, located in the UNESCO village of Saltaire, Bradford. Salt began with a simple dream - to brew great craft lager, but evolved into something much greater. Expect to find a range of hop-forward beers including IPAs, stouts, lagers and exciting brewing collaborations. The venue includes the taproom, live music space, wood-fired pizza oven, gift shop and DJ booth. From Salt Beer Factory, th.. Read more

Events for 2019

After Christmas has been and gone we always get a case of the January blues, so here is something to look forward to in the new year... Wharfest 7 Saturday 2nd February From 3pm Live music across our 3 venues, Craft Asylum #1, Archie's Bar & Kitchen and The Hop in Leeds Brewery Social Sunday 5th May From 3pm - 8pm at Ossett Brewery Live music and a great selection of Ossett Brewery beer Annual Family Open Day in aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Saturday 27th July From 1pm - 7pm at Ossett Brewery An afternoon of family fun, live music and a grand raffle Wharfe.. Read more

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery for their Bronze Award at the Stockport Beer and Cider Festival 2019.

Happy Birthday To The Hop Wakefield!

This year The Hop Wakefield marks the venues tenth birthday, and to celebrate we're hosting a massive birthday party, full of live music, tasty street food, and a cracking line up of guest ales!  

Whats On - November 2018

November welcomes the illuminating fireworks of Bonfire night and the chaos of Black Friday, and also another month of exciting events across the Ossett Brewery estate! MUSIC Every week, our Pubs and Taverns showcase up and coming artists, seasoned cover bands and the best acoustic entertainment out there. November at Hop Leeds has plenty in store, starting with Funktion (3 Nov) performing well known pop covers, The Amelia Carter Band (10 Nov) bringing classic soulful tunes and hard hitting blues, with Bad Mouth (24 Nov) performing energetic punk and ska classics from The Jam, The Sex Pistols a.. Read more

Halloween Beer Festival at Travellers Inn

Join us if you dare for our Halloween Beer Festival, Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 October! Featuring a variety of dark and light drinks, live music and a themed quiz, it promises to be spooktacular!

Whats On - October 2018

October not only brings the of the autumnal season and halloween, it also means another great month of exciting events throughout the Ossett Brewery estate! Take a look what’s happening across our pubs this October: MUSIC Our venues each month showcase some of Yorkshires most rocking tribute bands and entertaining acoustic acts. Hop Leeds has a fantastic schedule this month, including funk band Flizbit (6 Oct), modern rock cover band Loaded (13 Oct), The Cheats (20 Oct) performing their classic back catalog of indie hits, and The Snapp (27 Oct) playing the likes of The Jam, The Clash a.. Read more

Ossett Brewery Family Open Day - A Big Thankyou

We raised £5,387.74 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice at our Annual Family Open Day. A huge thankyou to everyone who was involved, attended and gave up their time for a fantastic cause.

Rat Inn-Festation Returns to Black Bull, Rothwell

The Rat Inn-Festation returns to the Black Bull in Rothwell 28th- 30th September, showcasing the best ales from the Rat Brewery. Rat themed beers will take over the bar, with street food available and fantastic live music across the festival.

Rat Inn-Festation is coming to The Rat & Ratchet

The annual Rat Inn-Festation returns to The Rat & Ratchet, Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th September! A wonderful selection of 15 different rat themed beers will be on offer, with music provided by some excellent local artists across the weekend and a rat themed quiz. - Thursday 27 September, Rat Themed Quiz - Friday 28th September, Anya Lace - Saturday 29th September, The Turnarounds - Sunday 30th September, Underdrive Johnny

Open Day - Grand Raffle Winners!

Here are the grand raffle winners from our Family Open Day! Please email jack@ossett-brewery.co.uk if you see your ticket number to collect your prize.

Keep Brewing and Carry On: Introducing Our Annual Family Open Day

Every part of our lives involves the concept of simply ‘carrying on’. It involves work, looking after the kids, making tea, doing the washing, getting up and going to bed. Our everyday routines are very repetitive and a lot of the time we are struggling for motivation, but we simply carry on, because we have to. It is that notion that the world keeps on moving, regardless of what you do, that underpins Ossett Brewery’s ethos of hard work and making the most of opportunities, but it is also central to the support we give to our preferred charity; the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospi.. Read more

It’s Back - Annual Family Open Day

Our Annual Family Open Day Returns on Saturday 8th September in aid of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice The annual event will feature our usual great line up of live music throughout, a grand raffle with prizes, a cask and keg bar, real cider, prosecco, BBQ food, wood fired pizza, face painting, a bouncy castle and a range of children’s games, promising to be a fantastic day for the whole family. All proceeds from the event go to Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield. The charity supports local children with life shortening conditions and their families across West Yor.. Read more

Ossett Brewery Social 2

Our Brewery Social is back for the second time this year with a new beer and music line up to please all... Saturday 21st July from 3PM, see you then!  

Bringing the Curry House to the Old Peacock

AUTHENTIC INDIAN CUISINE COMING SOON to The Old Peacock Launching on Friday 13th July from 12noon Our good friends at The Spiced Mango Restaurant in Middlestown will be taking over the restaurant at The Old Peacock, providing customers with a range of authentic Indian delights straight from the kitchen.

Ciderest is Back at The Travellers in Hipperholme

Here's a date for your diaries! Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th July is our CIDERFEST at The Travellers in Hipperholme. Not only do you have 4 days to indulge in lots of delicious real ciders but we will have a special family day on Saturday...      

River-Rat Beer Festival

RIVER-RAT BEER FESTIVAL Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th July at The Cross Keys in Knaresborough Come and experience a fantastic selection of beers from Riverhead Brewery in Marsden and the Rat Brewery in Huddersfield.  We have a special MEET THE BREWER event with Richard Armitage from the Riverhead Brewery on Thursday 5th before our quiz!

Riverhead Brewery Tap in Marsden has its First Beer Festival

Join us for a fun (and beer) filled weekend at The Riverhead Brewery Tap. A range of beers throughout the weekend including specially brewed new beers to try! ***Live music*** Friday 8PM | Sean Hurley Saturday 4PM | Mark Stringer 6PM | The Snapp Sunday 4PM | Underdrive Johnny Food will be available throughout the festival.

World Cup Showing Live Across our Pub Estate

Watch the World Cup LIVE across our following sites... Archie's Bar & Kitchen, Leeds  Black Bull, Liversedge Black Bull, Rothwell Brewers Pride & Millers Restaurant, Ossett Cross Keys, Knaresborough Drop Inn, Elland Flowerpot, Mirfield Fox, Holgate Road, York Hop, Leeds Hop, Saltaire Old Peacock, Leeds Old Vic, Ossett Rat & Ratchet, Huddersfield Shepherds Boy, Dewsbury Shepherds Rest, Sowerby Bridge Tap, Ossett Three Pigeons, Halifax Travellers Inn, Hipperholme  

Our Brewery Social Services You

There are many ways we like to get together for a drink; to celebrate a birthday or an engagement, before the football or rugby, on the way to a gig or just as a weekly ritual between friends or family. Social drinking is one of the world’s oldest cultural traditions. There are few things we enjoy more than getting together, ordering some beers and chewing the fat while the world passes by. It’s escapism in a raw and stripped back format and because Ossett Brewery possess the bare essentials you need for this; pubs, people and beer, we thought it would be a good idea to celebrate our role in.. Read more

Happy Birthday to the Black Bull, Liversedge

The Black Bull was the first pub to be opened by Ossett Brewery back in May 2003, setting a standard that became the benchmark for all its subsequent public houses, we are very excited to be celebrating our 15 year anniversary. Come and join us on Saturday 26th May and raise a glass. Hip hip hooray!  

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